Climate Focus is an advisory company committed to the development of policies and projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Our international and multidisciplinary team works closely with companies, governments and non-governmental organizations on reducing emissions in energy, households, industry, transport, agriculture and forestry.
Climate Focus is an independent expert in international and national climate law, policies, project design and finance. We have been pioneering carbon markets ever since their inception. We aim to find a creative and unique solution for every single client, ranging from the development of policies to protect the rainforest to structuring greenhouse gas mitigation projects in the energy sector. Our advice is rooted in a profound knowledge of climate change policies, emission trading schemes and project development.
Climate Focus has offices in Amsterdam, Washington, DC, and Bogotá, and representatives in Lisbon and Bangkok. We complement our core team with a broad network of in-country and specialized partners.
South Africa has abundant sunshine, yet only a tiny fraction is converted into useable energy. Climate Focus will change this through one of Africa’s first Programme of Activities (POA) installing solar water heaters across South Africa.
This paper is the third report in a series of analytical papers that compare main design features of forest carbon standards and REDD+ initiatives. It presents a comparative analysis of social and environmental safeguard standards, their substantive and procedural components, and issues from developing country, donor country and private sector perspectives.
Climate Focus is pleased to announce that Charlie Parker will join our team as Executive Director of Climate Focus North America.
Charlotte Streck moderated the conference "Forests for Future Generations - Public and Private Responsibility for Sustainability" in Berlin, Germany on 11-12 June 2013.
Sandra Greiner spoke at the opening panel on Sunday, 9 June, on innovating the CDM.
We are pleased to announce that the UNFCCC’s CDM Executive Board at its 73rd meeting appointed Bamshad Houshyani from Climate Focus as a new UNFCCC Small Scale Working Group member